Covid Vaccine & Pregnancy - Update January 22

Update on pregnancy & babies of the Covid Vaccination in January 22

COVID-19 disease in pregnancy

Significantly increased risk for

  • intensive care treatment
  • increased risk of invasive ventilation
  • Significantly increased risk of premature birth
  • higher risk of delivery by caesarean section

Goals and opportunities of vaccination (at the moment Biontec Pfizer) of pregnant women

  • Prevention of severe COVID-19 cases and deaths
  • Prevention of pregnancy complications
  • Avoidance of health consequences for the unborn and the newborn child

The Corona vaccination is effective and tolerable

  • Corona vaccination does not affect fertility neither in women nor in men
  • it does not cause any relevant changes of the menstrual cycle
  • it does not increase the risk of premature birth, stillbirths or malformations
  • it does not lead to an increased incidence of severe pregnancy-related side effects

Possible reactions to the Corona vaccination

  • local reactions: such as redness, swelling and pain at the injection site and
  • short-term discomfort: increased temperature, fever, headache or flu-like symptoms.

© BVF e.V. Stand: Januar 2022, Quelle: Epidemiologisches Bulletin 38/2021 (Robert Koch-Institut)

January 2021 - Dr. Christine Krämer, Gravidamiga
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Updated: January 2022